St. Patrick's Spectacular: 79 Recipes For An Epic Irish Party
With food and drink like this, you don't have to be Irish to guarantee that everyone will line up to kiss the cook.
When St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17th, everyone is looking for a taste of Ireland. In this super-sized roundup of St. Patrick's Day recipes — from traditional Irish foods to modern party desserts — we've got all the inspiration you need to make sure your guests are the luckiest in the neighborhood. Whether you're looking for dinner recipes, side dishes, bright green shakes or a fun cocktail or two, we've got you covered with these easy recipes to help you celebrate all day long.
Festive and Boozy Beverages for St. Patrick's Day
You don't need to plan a legendary pub crawl to drink spectacularly. Make your own whiskey cocktails and fun green drinks, and have a St. Patrick's Day party right at home. Even the drinks that don't inebriate you will fill you with whimsy and nostalgia because of their sweet Irish charm and simplicity. Entertain all your friends (and whip up non-alcoholic versions for kids) with these fabulous drinks — no green beer here!
St Patrick's Day Green Dublin Cocktail
St. Patrick’s Day, Texas Style (Jalapeno Margarita)
Classic Irish Recipes (With A Couple American Twists!)
If you'd rather sit by a roaring fire than don sparkling sunglasses shaped like four-leaf clovers, these traditional Irish dishes may be more your speed. For a St. Patrick's Day feast that reminds you of the old country, try one of these classics ... with no green food in sight. We've got all the greats to take you from sun up to sun down: start your day with an Irish breakfast, have a toasted ham and cheese sandwich for lunch (don't forget a side of Coleman's mustard), then break out the dutch oven for a hearty Irish stew, served with soda bread and colcannon, of course.
Beer is a regular part of any St. Patty's Day outing, but if you really want to make the occasion special, pair it with a few of these fantastic Guinness-infused dishes. From two-hander Guinness pub burgers to rich stews, there's something here to make everyone happy. And of course, if you're not a fan of this particular Irish stout beer, swap it out for a more preferred brew. It'll change the flavor, but it'll still be delicious.
Guinness and Cheddar Dip
Guinness Irish Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon
Cowboy Rubbed Rib Eye with Chocolate Stout Pan Sauce
Stout Mac and Cheese
Steak and Guinness Stew with Irish White Cheddar Cauliflower Mash
Irish Cheddar & Stout Biscuits
St. Patrick's Day Desserts
Experience the sweet side of the luck o' the Irish with a few of these delectable desserts. From brownies infused with Irish cream to minty fresh desserts of green, these favorite recipes will bring good cheer to everyone who sees 'em this St. Paddy's Day.
Guinness Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Bailey's Chocolate Cookies
Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Buttercream and Salted Caramel
Classic Treacle Tart
A Shamrock Shake For Every Taste!
Shamrock shakes are a March favorite for lots of folks, small or tall, young or ... not as young! If you're interested in making the perfect shake at home, you'll be sure to find a version that fits the bill in this creative collection of recipes. And if you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day in a more grown-up fashion, we've got a couple of recipes that should put you in extra good spirits for the holiday. Try 'em out this weekend. Food coloring optional!